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Mets Take Back New York, At Least For A Day

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Take Back New York, At Least For A Day

Here are the back covers of today’s New York Post and New York Daily News, highlighting Monday’s 3-1 Opening Day victory over the Washington Nationals. George Steinbrenner would have raised hell and fired half of his staff if he were alive to see the Mets stealing the Opening Day back pages. Winning the back pages […]

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Bartolo Colon Got It Done Opening Day, Proved Doubters Wrong

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Bartolo Colon Got It Done Opening Day, Proved Doubters Wrong

It looked like Bartolo Colon was indeed the right choice for Opening day with his gem on Monday. And Matt Harvey was confident too. Bartolo’s got that covered,” Harvey said. Harvey actually predicted months ago that the Mets would win on Opening Day. And Colon made him look smart today. Colon was phenomenal. Going against $210 […]

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Mets Top Arms Set Up For Subway Series

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Mets Top Arms Set Up For Subway Series

This may have not been the #1 motivation for the Mets controversial decision to start Bartolo Colon on Opening Day – a decision that paid off in spades after the Mets defeated the Nationals 3-1. But one competitive benefit of this move, is barring weather postponements, the Mets top two arms, Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

The Mets opened their season with a win on Monday afternoon, beating Washington 3-1 at Nationals Park. Bartolo Colon earned got the start for the Mets and pitched very well. The big righty struck out eight in six innings of one-run ball, allowing just three hits and walking one en route to the 205th win […]

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Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (SNY)

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Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (SNY)

Opening Day 2015 has finally arrived! After an off-season of anticipating the 2015 rotation, wondering what was going to happen with the shortstop, trying to figure out why Fred Wilpon would be named to the head of the MLB Financial Committee, stressing about Wheeler, stressing about the Opening Day starter, stressing about left handed relievers, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Establishing A Fighting Posture

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Establishing A Fighting Posture

I wanted to add some comments made by GM Sandy Alderson today at Nationals Park to this Fan Shot. You’ll see why. “We played very well against the NL East last year, with one obvious exception,” Alderson said, referring to the team’s 4-15 record against the Nationals. “It’s extremely important to establish a fighting posture […]

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Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

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Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

Despite the Mets having ace, Matt Harvey coming back and throwing lights out in spring training and 2014 Rookie of the Year, Jacob deGrom, the Mets will send 41 year Bartolo Colon to the mound on Opening Day in D.C. “I feel really proud and really thankful to the Mets and the staff to put the honor […]

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Mets Spring Training: The Best of the Best!

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Spring Training: The Best of the Best!

If this spring hasn’t left you optimistic of what’s to come, then you might need to rethink a few things. There is something drastically different about this year’s Mets compared to last, and while it is clear that there are still some wrinkles to be smoothed out, there should be no argument that 2015 will […]

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Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

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Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Rangers 4

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Rangers 4

The Mets snatched a tie from the jaws of defeat in their preseason finale, playing the Rangers to a 4-4 draw at Globe Life Park on Saturday afternoon. Dillon Gee got the start against the Rangers (not for them, as a certain blog seemed certain would happen) and was decent at best, allowing 2 runs […]

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